President Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, a US Army private imprisoned for leaking sensitive information to WikiLeaks, Neil Cavuto reported.
Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified material to WikiLeaks.
Military Judge Col. Denise Lind sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years behind bars on Wednesday morning. Manning was charged with leaking U.S. military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.
On Wednesday night's O'Reilly Factor, Col. Ralph Peters made an argument for connecting the dots between the actions of the likes of Pfc. Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden to the U.S. education system, claiming that schools are teaching children about the lacking values in America's endeavors.
A judge found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge leveled against him in the Wikileaks case. He was convicted on at least five counts of espionage, however.
A verdict in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning will be handed down by a judge on Tuesday at 1p ET at Fort Meade, Maryland.